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GEO-GROUP

Kalindi College 

Academic Activities of Geography Department 2018- 19 semester

To make of the beginning of the activities in current session, geo group conducted orientation programme on 21st July 2018. On 6th September 2018, Department organised an Awareness Workshop on relief and Rescue operation during Earthquake and Flood, in which a team of the National Disaster Response Force gave training to students and teachers of the college. Disaster programme officer Mohit Sharma and Arshad from District Disaster Management Authority presided over the function. The team came up with different equipment i.e. Victim Locating Camera, R.P Saw, Tule factor and jacket. They told different methods to rescue an unconscious victim who might be trapped and demonstrated about how to treat victims with spinal, head and leg injuries.  

Training and awareness workshop on relief and rescues operation during Disaster

On 9th October 2018 Geo Group organised Inter-College Geo Fest: Resurgence, 2018-19. The theme of this year fest was “The Role of Women in Social Transformation” with a massage to empower the women and girl for gender equality, and raising awareness of their legal rights in order to promote their participation in the decision making process, protect their rights and to encourage developments. The chief guest Ms. Meenakshi Lekhi, Member of Parliament, inaugurated the function by lighting the lamp. She encouraged students about women participation in Indian politics. The Guest of Honour Prof. Madhu Purnima Kishwar, Maulana Azad National Professor, ICSSR, addressed the students about the true picture of women in Indian society and laws formed for women. The Guest of Honour Dr. Seema Parihar, Associate Professor, KiroriMalCollege presented her research paper on Gender Atlas of Delhi. Apart from the lecture session, several events were conducted to inculcate competitive attitude amongst the students. All the events i.e. Essay Writing Competition, Painting Competition, etc were based on theme. Extempore provides the platform for students to share their views on gender issues. The students of Geography Department presented various cultural programme i.e. Skit, group dance and poetry based on women empowerment and motivating acts. Students from various colleges i.e. Aditi Mahavidyalaya, Bhim Rao Ambedkar College, Shaheed Bhagat Singh College, Shradhanand College, SPM College, Satyawati College, Shyama Prasad Mukherjee College, Dyal singh college, Acharya Narendra Dev College, Kirori Mal College etc participated with full enthusiasm.

  List of Winners, Geo Fest: Resurgence, 2018-19 

S. No.

Name of Event

Position

Name of Winners

Name of College

1

Extempore

I

Prachy Honey

KalindiCollege, DU

II

Divya

KiroriMalCollege, DU

III

Vineet Krishna

AcharyaNarendraDevCollege, DU

2.

Essay Writting

I

Heena Choudhary

KalindiCollege, DU

II

Beauty Kumari

III

Manisha Kumari

3

Painting

I

Priyanshu Nathawat

KalindiCollege, DU

II

Priti

III

Astha Jain

      

Department organized one day faculty development programme on GIS mapping using quantum GIS software on 11th Feb. 2018. Dr. Daljit Chillar associate professor from swami Shardhanand College was the resource person. On 25th Feb, 2019 Dr. Daljit Chiller also gives training to the students on GIS Mapping. The training programme was hand on exercise in quantum GIS for map design, creating map layout, cartographic visualization and the mapping process.

Training on GIS Mapping using Quantum GIS software

Glimpse of Inaugural Functions of Geo Fest

 
 
 
 
 
 
Academic Activities of Geography Department 2017-18 odd semester

 

 Inaugural function, 2017-18

The Department of geography organized the inauguration function to facilitate the first batch of Geography honours students for the academic year 2017-2018, which held on 18th September 2017, Wednesday at 2:00 PM. The program started with the inaugural function at the seminar hall, where the gathering has been addressed by Dr. Anula Maurya, Principle, followed by Ms. Seema Sahdev, the head of the department. The achievements, future plan and activities of the department were explicated by Dr. Manish Kumar, Assistant professor. The invited guest of this program was Dr. Pankaj Kumar, Associate Professor, Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University, Delhi; who delivered his lecture on “Plate Tectonic Theory”. He explained this theory with good pictorial example and nice presentation with all related aspects. His talk was very interesting to our students which will surely help to develop the understanding of present continental formation and inside activity.
This purpose of organizing this orientation program was to have an interaction of first year honors students with student union of department for year 2017-18. Further those different members of the student union introduced themselves and presented their outline of department for the upcoming year. Finally the session ended at 1.00Pm with vote of thanks by Dr.Ashok Kumar.

Glimpses of Inaugural Function

 

 

Figure: Capture moments of Inauguration, attendance, oath and lecture by Dr. Pankaj Kumar.

 

 

EDUCATIONAL FIELD TRIP OF ENVIRONMENT SCIENCE

The Department of Geography organised educational field trips to Arravali and Yamuna Biodiversity Park for the Environmental Studies, which was conducted on 25th & 26th September and 28th October as part of the syllabus. The trip were organised for three different days for three groups of students, where first two groups visited to Yamuna Biodiversity Park, an area of approximately 457 acres near Wazirabad village in north part of Delhi . A group of students visited to Arravali Biodiversity Park, an area of 692 acres near Vasant Kunj in south Delhi, which is situated on the oldest Arravali mountain of India. The aim of this visit was to promote the education and training on environmental awareness and conservation process of nature. During their visit to the park, students were interacted with various sections and zones of the park focussing on the natural conservation, regeneration and heterogeneity of plants and animals with the help of experts and local working people. The students visited all major components of the visitor zone; i.e. ‘conservatory of medicinal plants', ‘butterfly garden', ‘rangelands', ‘sacred grove', ‘acacia woodland', ‘migratory ducks’ wetland', ‘resident ducks’ wetland’, ‘conservatory of fruit-yielding species, poly house, net house, bamboo bridge and herbal garden, etc. The visit of these parks offered a wide range of opportunities for students to learn and aware themselves towards importance of nature and it’s adaptability with the growth of human civilization. There trips also helped them in terms of understanding the different biodiversity and species of flora and fauna along with indigenous species of plants and animals and of aquatic life. Groups were led through the park on a predetermined nature trail and this is a location where education on environment, sustainable development and conservation is being imparted at a primary, secondary and tertiary level. 

Glimpses of Environmental Trips:

Day 1

 

 

 

Day2 :

Day 3:

 

 

 

 

Fig.2 Our Guest is giving marks to the participants in the Photography and Slogan writing competition